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Exploring the Antarctica

July 30th, 2014

Episode 26 of 559 episodes

The Antarctica is still one of the least explored regions on the globe. But for the past 100 years, numerous explorers have tried to solve the mysteries of this continent. The Australasian Antarctic Exploration 1911-14 provided a unique dataset against which we can compare the changes in weather and sea ice seen today. Last year, Professor Chris Turney led an expedition in the footsteps this exploration - and he presents the initial findings.

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